Analysis: The scandal-battered Legionaries of Christ may be seeing a turn in their fortunes with the development of a new center in the Holy Land.
Thousands rally at signature drive for a petition to eliminate lump-sum budgeting that prevents transparency in government spending and diverts money from the poor.
How does "our responsibility" in Iraq today square up with America's decision to invade and occupy Iraq in 2003?
We say: That year is important because it was the year the U.S. took its first steps down a regrettable path that has gone on for nearly 25 years.
During his trip, Pope Francis built on the theme of reconciliation, coupling it with calls for forgiveness and inclusiveness, especially keeping in mind the poor and marginalized of society.
A typical day for many Iraqi Christians probably involves another round of struggle against desperation, frustration, anxiety, boredom and fear.
As Ukrainians prepared to mark their Aug. 24 Independence Day, Catholic leaders condemned the threat to Ukraine's territorial integrity and prayed for a speedy end to the hostilities.
When it comes to the use of military force, Americans tend to be in two camps: those who want it to defeat our enemies and those who oppose it.
Pope Francis' remarks about armed intervention in Iraq has Catholic commentators trying to explain the nuances of the church's position on humanitarian intervention.
Pope Francis wrote to the president of Iraq, calling for an end to the "brutal suffering of Christians and other religious minorities" and urging political leaders to end the humanitarian crisis in the country.
Francis said in his letter to Iraqi President Fouad Massoum: "I appeal to you with my heart full of pain while I follow the brutal suffering of Christians and other religious minorities who are forced to leave their homes, as their places of worship are destroyed."